American Idol's Lee DeWyze Viewing Party Wednesday Night!

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Lee at his hometown visit

FOX is coming for a live feed Wednesday night to Mt. Prospect's Village Hall. Here is the official Press Release:

Mount Prospect resident Lee DeWyze is one of AMERICAN IDOL's top two finalists. In celebration of Lee, the Village of Mount Prospect is planning a Watch Party for the show's season finale which airs on Wednesday, May 26 (7:00-9:07 PM CT) on FOX. The AMERICAN IDOL television show will broadcast LIVE from Mount Prospect's the viewing party during the AMERICAN IDOL finale. Everyone is encouraged to come out and be a part of the excitement as we cheer on our hometown idol, Lee DeWyze.
The party will be held in front of Village Hall (50 S. Emerson) on the Village Green (and surrounding area) from 5 - 10 p.m. The AMERICAN IDOL finale will be shown on a jumbotron television and prior to the program, clips of Lee's AMERICAN IDOL performances and hometown visit on Friday, May 14 will be shown.
The event is free and open to the public. Limited seating will be available, but fans are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Food and beverage vendors will be on site. No outside alcoholic beverages will be permitted. Parking will be available in the parking deck directly adjacent to Village Hall and in the commuter parking lots along Northwest Highway. Fans coming from outside the area are encouraged to use public transportation. The Village Green is one block north of the Mount Prospect Metra stop. Metra has added an additional train to their schedule for that evening, departing from Mount Prospect to Chicago at 10:45 p.m. Portions of Busse Avenue and Emerson Street will be closed starting at 1pm.
For more information on this event, go to
WHAT:   American Idol Finale Watch Party for Lee DeWyze
DATE:   Wednesday, May 26
TIME:   5-10p.m.
LOCATION:  Mount Prospect Village Green, 50 S. Emerson Street

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